Creative Baby, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead
Creative Baby! is for babies from newborn to 12 months, with activities designed especially for babies who are not yet walking. With each session themed around our exhibitions, this is a great way to introduce your baby to art galleries.
NEW for 2018:
CREATIVE BABY! SENSORY PLAY WITH INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION ACTIVITIES
The interactive exhibition activities will introduce babies and their grown-ups to the artwork on display and we will discover some of the Shipley's collection of art and design through movement, sound and touch.
Each activity will focus on a different theme found in the artworks. This theme continues in the sensory play space, which you can explore independantly. Make your way around this relaxing, creative space at your own pace, enjoying dens, lights, textures, mirrors, music and more with your baby.
The sensory play space is inspired by the artworks and is a bit different every time. It's in the main gallery, making it easy for you to explore the exhibitions with your baby while you're here.
Each session offers lots of exciting opportunities for playing, learning and enjoying the gallery together.
1pm - 2.30pm.
£5 per baby per session. Sessions must be booked separately each time.
Wednesday 31 January
Wednesday 28 February
Wednesday 25 April
Wednesday 30 May
Wednesday 27 June
Wednesday 25 July
Wednesday 29 August
Wednesday 26 September
Wednesday 31 October
Wednesday 28 November
Wednesday 19 December
Here's what parents say about Creative Baby!:
'This is undoubtedly the best baby session I've been to and I've been to a lot. Really lovely space; staff are great; and the added bonus of a bit of culture viewing the art.'
'Fab! The sensory area is the best we've been to!'
'The play area is fantastic and there is lots going on. My baby was never bored.'
'The gallery's very family friendly, and the babies really do notice the artwork - it's amazing!'
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